Report: Michigan football team's recruiting 2012 recruiting class is No. 6 in nation
The 14 verbal commitments the Michigan football team has in its 2012 class make up the sixth-best class in the nation, according to ESPN.
Not many schools have that many commitments and these "are very, very early class rankings," ESPN notes.
ESPN labels cornerback Terry Richardson as Michigan's best recruit and have only Texas, Florida State, Alabama, Texas A&M and Florida ahead of the Wolverines for 2012. Penn State at No. 17, is the next ranked Big Ten Conference team on ESPN's list.